Journalist Glenn Greenwald is hit in the face during a live TV interview by the right-wing Brazilian reporter who made negative comments about the adopted children of the American
- The couple came to battle during a live stream of a radio show in Brazil
- Augusto Nunes said that Greenwald and his husband don't take care of their children
- Greenwald is known in Brazil for his report on Bolsonaro and corruption
- He found fame about his report about surveillance leaked by Edward Snowden
Glenn Greenwald, the American journalist who helped unmask government supervision with Edward Snowden, was beaten live by the far-right Brazilian reporter Augusto Nunes.
The two journalists raided Nunes & previous comments about the two adopted children of Greenwald with his husband, the Brazilian politician David Miranda.
The Jovem Pan radio show that was broadcast yesterday was streamed live on YouTube and showed the moment when Nunes makes a swing in Greenwald, starting a scuffle that the staff had to stop.
Nunes had previously suggested that a family judge should consider taking the adopted children away from Greenwald.
Right-wing Brazilian journalist Augusto Nunes (right) beat Glenn Greenwald (left) during a live streamed radio program
Greenwald said, according to Buzz feed: & # 39; What he did was the ugliest and nastiest thing I've ever seen in my career as a journalist. & # 39;
But Nunes then said Greenwald, an old critic of Jair Bolsonaro, and his husband's neglect of their children was "the most disgusting thing I've seen in my life."
In the video, Nunes asks: & # 39; Who will take care of the children? & # 39; And says that Greenwald spends his day with stolen messages while his husband works in politics in Brasilia.
The American journalist repeatedly calls him a coward before Nunes becomes violent.
The two journalists had overwhelmed Nunes & previous comments about the two adopted children of Greenwald with his husband
Station staff had to intervene and stop the fight between the couple that was broadcast live on YouTube
People on the left gathered to defend Greenwald, but others supported Nunes for the attack.
Greenwald is prominent in Brazil for his report on the country's largest ever corruption investigation, which questions Bolsonaro's leadership and thus angeres those on the right.
One of the main sources of information is leaked texts and critics have accused him of illegal hacking, to which Nunes referred.
Glenn Greenwald reported prominently on the US government and the NSA's surveillance programs
He previously came up with prominent reports about the US government and the NSA & # 39; s surveillance programs that were unveiled by Edward Snowden.
Greenwald told Nunes that his comments were cowardly and & # 39; partially homophobic & # 39; were and his supporters applauded for the violence because they are fascists.
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